February 19, 2021
An End in Sight for the Philippines’ Maoist Insurgency?
By Jack Broome
The Philippine military claims that a breakthrough is around the corner, but a continuation of the conflict is convenient for many.
May 26, 2020
This Is How Duterte Could Declare Martial Law in the Philippines
By Nick Aspinwall
Experts fear the Philippine president is testing the waters for a constitutionally viable declaration of nationwide martial law.
December 18, 2019
Will There Be a Christmas Ceasefire in the Philippines?
By Michael Beltran
The Reds are open to a ceasefire and peace talks, but is Duterte?
June 01, 2018
Mindanao’s Insurgencies Take an Explosive Turn
By Michael Hart
Under rising pressure from the military, Mindanao’s armed groups are increasingly turning to IEDs.
December 13, 2017
With Martial Law Extended in the Philippines, What’s Next for Duterte’s New 'Communist Terrorist' War?
By Mong Palatino
A closer look at a development that could have significant implications for the country’s domestic politics and foreign policy.
April 11, 2017
Criminals With a Cause: The Crime-Terror Nexus in the Southern Philippines
By Rob Attwell
Kidnappings in the region highlight the complex links between poverty, crime, militancy, and terrorist financing.